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found his reservation. the plane was ordered back and police and fbi agents boarded the aircraft, guns drawn. this man was sitting next to shell when a policeman carrying his weapon stopped at their row. >> right alongside my face with the rifle and about that time an abrupt, 90-degree turn and pointed it at the guy sitting next to me. >> reporter: late today fbi agents questioned shell's ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend investigating whether the hoax was an act of revenge over a personal dispute timed for shell's birthday. though no one was hurt police and airline officials say it was a costly hoax. >> look at the resources expended and delays to passenger, expense to agencies involved and the airport authorities. >> reporter: whoever made the hoax call could face serious federal charges, including the possibility of prison time. pete williams, nbc news, washington. >>> we're back with more from charlotte right after this. >>> joe south left behind that phrase for the american lexicon "i never promised you a rose garden" and contributed further to the american song book with "the games
. natalie is off, tamron hall at the news desk. >> good morning, everyone. the fbi investigating the motive behind a plain location has forced a us airways flight to turn around midair and head back to the airport. pete williams is in washington this week. good morning, pete. >> reporter: tamron, good morning. a passenger aboard that us airways flight in pennsylvania to see a family in texas is at the center of all this. the fbi said he was a completely innocent victim unaware of what was in store. christopher shell of philadelphia intended thursday to be a celebration of his birthday. instead he was twice taken into custody by police at two different airports in handcuffs. he had just settled in for a morning us airways flight to dallas when he posted this on his facebook page, quote, we just spent a half hour in the air onto be notified the plane has technical difficulties and have to fly back. >> going back to texas for his birthday. the company he worked for was paying for him to go back. said he had broke up with his girlfriend. >> reporter: moments later a stunned christopher shell wa
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